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Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Brymay Redheads Safety Matches No. 6. Red Scented Hibiscus

Joyce Knife collection
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Matchboxes
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Cremorne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Bryant and May
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1950
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngintya
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1954
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Glass bowl

Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bowls
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Key

Key

Colledge Family collection
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Keys
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Iron garden gate from Rosedale homestead

Rosedale Homestead collection
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Gates
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1894
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Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Launceston Centenary 21st March 1906

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1806
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Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by unknown child, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Unknown
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1954
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Manual of instructions for using the St George Supermatic electric stove, 1952

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Dr Edward Duyker collection no. 2
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Instruction booklets
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Peakhurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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St George Ranges Pty Ltd
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1947
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Certificat de letat, Valeur 1000 roubles, Interets 4 1/2%, Banque Fonciere

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Olga Riet collection
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Financial records
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Harbin, Heilongjiang Sheng, China
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Mrs Olga A. Riet
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1929
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Pair of wicket keeper's leather gloves worn by Australian wicket keeper Rod Marsh

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Swan Richards collection
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Cricket equipment
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Kookaburra Sport
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1970
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Akubra brand broad-brimmed fur felt hat worn by anthropologist by Dr Peter Sutton when he was doing fieldwork

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Peter Sutton collection no. 2
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Hats
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Australia
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Akubra Hats Pty Ltd
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1980
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Bone china side plate with a coloured Commonwealth Parliament Coat of Arms insignia

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Side plates
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England
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Royal Grafton
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1957
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Christmas decoration

Christmas decoration

Margaret Twiss collection
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Christmas decorations
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Beaumont, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Margaret Twiss
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1960
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Ornate brass table lamp with four bayonet light globe fittings and four candle holders

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Department of Home Affairs (Prime Minister's Lodge) collection
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Table lamps
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The Lodge, Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Parliament of Australia
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1927
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Auger bit

Auger bit

George and Mary Weir collection
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Augers
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Redhead, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr George F. Weir
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1949
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Owner's handbook for the Daimler 'Twenty-seven' and 'Straight Eight'

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Daimler Twenty Seven and Straight Eight Handbook collection
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Handbooks
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1948
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Stick

Stick

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Artists equipment
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Deaconess Winifred M. Hilliard
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1954
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Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Leaflet titled Why Christians for Peace?

Hobart Peace Centre collection
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Leaflets
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Christians for Peace, Tasmania
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1983
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Metal panel from area under the dashboard of the Chamberlains' car with a spray of sound deadener that was incorrectly identified as blood

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Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton collection no. 2
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Motor car components
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Australia
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Mrs Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
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1980
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Home-made rectanglular painted plywood drinks tray used at 'Pretty Point' homestead via Delegate, NSW

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Judy Hirst collection no. 2
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Trays
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Delegate, New South Wales, Australia
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1950
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Photographic postcard of big gun practice in Middle Head, Sydney NSW

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Charles H. Kerry
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1884
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Child's drawing from Ernabella

Child's drawing from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Pastel drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ilyipi
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1954
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Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Guinness ferrous metal bottle opener

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Bottle openers
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Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
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Guinness & Co
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1950
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The Amalgamated Printing Trades Union Review. Issue No.9, Vol XXIX. May 1951

The Amalgamated Printing Trades Union Review. Issue No.9, Vo...

Enid Treadgold collection
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Journals
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amalgamated Printing Trades Union
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1951
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No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

No more Hiroshima - Mobilisation for Survival

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Political badges
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Hiroshima, Japan
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1981
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Spearthrower, part of a set of the hunting and gathering tools, attributed to the Gammon Ranges, 1951

Spearthrower, part of a set of the hunting and gathering too...

Robert Croll Indigenous Artefacts collection
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Spearthrowers
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Gammon Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1951
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Hand-painted scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Hand-painted scarf by Nyukana (Daisy) Baker, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Scarves
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nyukana (Daisy) Baker
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1954
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Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Everyone Counts for a Nuclear Free Australia

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Xanthorrhoea resinosa supsp. Resinosa

Banks Florilegium collection
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Engravings
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Alecto Historical Editions
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1980
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Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

Brick was made using the 'Knitlock' brickmaking machine

W Herbert and C Peters collection
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Bricks
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New South Wales, Australia
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Warren Herbert
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1984
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Knife

Knife

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Knives
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Siemens Brothers Morse Code Printer

Professor Arthur Hardie Corbett collection
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Printing equipment
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London, England
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Siemens
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1850
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Fowler's Vacola Jar no. 28

Rolfe and Mavis Bridle collection
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Food preserving jars
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Blowering Basin, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Mavis Bridle
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1930
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Child's drawing by Maniya, Ernabella SA

Child's drawing by Maniya, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Maniya
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1954
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Woven plant fibre basket

Woven plant fibre basket

W Bateman collection
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Baskets
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Goulburn Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1984
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Circular card with silver writing titled 'Sufi Song'

Circular card with silver writing titled 'Sufi Song'

Benny Zable collection no. 1
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Cards
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Mr Benjamin 'Benny' Zable
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1988
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Batik silk scarf

Batik silk scarf

Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival collection
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Scarves
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Utopia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Aboriginal Women's Arts Festival
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1984
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Pair of outside calipers

Pair of outside calipers

Neil, Lynette and Barry Ross collection
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Outside calipers
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Alfred Ross
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1933
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Oak oil stone

Oak oil stone

George Henry Taylor collection
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Sharpening stones
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr George H. Taylor
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1790
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A set of two glasses

A set of two glasses

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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Glasses
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1980
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Sunny Stories Photo Album : Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

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Daphne Mabbott collection
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Booklets
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England
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
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1951
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjikalayi
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1954
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Soup spoon

Soup spoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Soup spoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Ink bottle

Ink bottle

Les Robertson collection
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Ink bottles
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Walka design from Ernabella

Walka design from Ernabella

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Acrylic paintings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Betty Kutungu
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1954
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Postman's standard issue dark blue cloth peaked cap with red PMG badge

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Catherine Davenport collection
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Caps
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Robert P. Davenport
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1949
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Plaque to commemorate the Australian May Day Centenary 1891 - 1991, with display stand

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Union of Australian Women collection
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Plaques
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1891
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Tea-towel printed with 'The Peace Bus; driving for disarmament'

Tea-towel printed with 'The Peace Bus; driving for disarmame...

People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 2
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Tea-towels
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